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Huge props to the Gearslutz Gods for providing this forum! This is a thread to post rough demos of songs, for critique NOT of...

pinkheadedbug
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Zargg 1 hour ago
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a 'finished' demo thread which would include comments on performance. This would be for demos which are intended to go to...

Blast9
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Seattle 1 week ago
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People have been asking for a Songwriting Forum for a long time! kfhkh

Jules
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HSA7 22nd February 2014
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Hey! Does anybody have insight on the everyday life of top40 producers? I am having trouble creating pop tracks that are...

tehuku
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tehuku 2 hours ago
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I've been writing songs for 44 years now, and I have never once uttered the term 'yeah' in any of them. Just wondering who...

johnny nowhere
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creegstor 9 hours ago
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Hello Everyone, Apologies if a thread like this has been made. Anyway, I've been learning and making music for the past few...

glasspipe
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CupcakeKitten 14 hours ago
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This thread is a time machine constructed for the purpose of revisiting and reimagining the 1980's songwriting scene, an...

eldon2975
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Herr Weiss 23 hours ago
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Hello all, I found a great article and thought to post it on GS. The Weird Strategy Dr. Seuss Used to Create His Greatest...

geob
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geob 1 day ago
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Hey all! A few days ago I decided to write a blog post breaking down the chorus of one of the biggest hits of this...

top40
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top40 2 days ago
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This seems like a pertinent spot to put this info on GS. Want to make money then you need to understand the biz including...

joe sixpak
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s wave 3 days ago
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I need some drums to fill out demos for the people I record. I usually did this myself, but it was stressful since I'm not a...

goom
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PeterP_swe 5 days ago
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Why do you create song and music? This is an interesting topic and would like to know why you do it? I do it for a variety of...

s wave
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jugetsu85 5 days ago
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I am looking for a distribution platform that can offer both streaming and digital store sales, with the ability to select which...

Deleted fcbdeac
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Holden Sandman 6 days ago
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As I am unfairly banned from the "Post Your Rough Demos' thread, I decided to give my opinion anyway. I do hope I am not...

Herr Weiss
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Seattle 1 week ago
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Once in a while, I stumble across cover versions of songs which are so different from the original they are basically their own...

PitW
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PitW 1 week ago
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Hi Can anybody recommend any decent songwriting contests to enter? I have been looking at: UK Songwriting Contest -...

LouieLouie
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LouieLouie 1 week ago
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Hi Can anybody recommend any decent songwriting contests to enter? I have been looking at: UK Songwriting Contest -...

LouieLouie
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LouieLouie 1 week ago
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I’m not sure how you would describe it, we write a lot of country but wanted to try not to follow all the normal well trodden...

Pip
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Pip 1 week ago
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Hi, I am wondering about the songwriting team in the Bad seeds, that is to say Nick Cave and collaborators. After all, Nick...

Eggiebertus
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Eggiebertus 1 week ago
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I don't think I've ever been able to re-record a really rough demo and make it better 'emotionally' if you get what I mean? How...

warmer
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cwillms 1 week ago
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untitledyesterdaymessed.wav - Google Drive I dont know what I was thinking. I had to fade the wav after about 30 seconds....

mark1971
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mark1971 1 week ago
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All of a sudden it struck me, this song doesn't really have a chorus, does it? To me it's more like verse, bridge, breakdown,...

jupiter8
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xamatsni 1 week ago
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Do some of you just write down lyrics before you have a melody or instrumental? I was told you're supposed to have an...

JDoherty
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bill5 1 week ago
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I am continually reading on music theory and I came across something that puzzled me. Let's say you have two chords in your...

dc_r
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audioforce 1 week ago
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Hey guys, I don't know if this is the right section to post this question (extremely basic stupid question) in but i mainly...

PillsInfinity
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PillsInfinity 1 week ago
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I wrote this song back in 2014, and now decided to finish it, mix and master. I'm an amateur singer, so sang how I felt it, what...

funkyfuncker
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Springformband 1 week ago
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Awful and "cheesy" lyrics, but the sentiment remains. What I'm trying to get at is using the olde saying "Out of...

stixstudios
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pquinn 1 week ago
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Sharing my new song with you. if you wish to give your opinion, welcome. Apollo 13 by Dani Ryan | Free Listening on SoundCloud

funkyfuncker
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funkyfuncker 1 week ago
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Started writing songs a while ago for a CD project. Mostly love songs. All based on the relationship with an ex. Then, the ex...

Rob Coates
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Rob Coates 2 weeks ago
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I've decided not to continue with this thread. Please delete.

TEMAS
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TEMAS 2 weeks ago
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liv4ree 2 weeks ago
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Hi Fellas, when it comes down to composing, or songwriting, im aware that there are plenty of approaches. A drummer for...

ShnappyTwo
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s wave 2 weeks ago
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I'm kind of out of my element for the songs I'm having to produce for this singer-songwriter. I scouring for popular tracks that...

goom
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johnny nowhere 2 weeks ago
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Guys, I've been learning to play guitar, and I'm beginning to feel the spark to make music that I had years ago. I have a few...

IM WHO YOU THINK
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Brent Hahn 2 weeks ago
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Just thought I'd start a thread where we could discuss methods you use when...

SentryRR
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Carnalia Barcus 2 weeks ago
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Hi! May anyone suggest where I can hire a Lyric writer for commercial song? Please give me links (popular sites ) for this...

maksitto
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s wave 2 weeks ago
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from the RPM Challenge site...

theblue1
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newguy1 3 weeks ago
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benjaminwriter 3 weeks ago
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Hello all! I recently began a new journey with a friend and we seem to have developed a really cool sound would love to hear...

Val_Verrel
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Val_Verrel 3 weeks ago
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After 5 long years MasterWriter 3 will come out shortly according to their Facebook page. I remains to be seen if any new...

J.Good
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J.Good 3 weeks ago
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Hello guys! This is my first time i went to a studio to record vocals i am thinking that previous works with my name...

dimosz
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bainmack 3 weeks ago
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Okay, so I don't mean this to be one of those threads about the issue that 50% (guessing the other half has a hard time getting...

Paratriplel
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Paratriplel 4 weeks ago
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Hi guys! So I'm registered with BMI as my PRO and I use the TuneCore Publishing services which collect mechanical streaming...

Mike.r
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Dave.R 4 weeks ago
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Hi, Are there any true masters of songwriting on this forum? Clearly, we should not be confused about who we are and why and...

Eggiebertus
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Eggiebertus 15th February 2019
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Feel free to share any constructive criticism or opinions! :hihi: :hihi: Many...

Val_Verrel
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s wave 13th February 2019
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Check this guy out: YouTube Is it just me or is this amazing? kfhkh

hello people
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hello people 12th February 2019
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I Wish I Could by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Somasu
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jtimko 10th February 2019
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Good morning slutz! What’s your take on TuneCore’s publishing administration services? Do you know or think it’s a waste of...

Sagicorn35
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Desire Inspires 8th February 2019
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Looking for the most analog sounding orchestral pack with lots of body and timbre, perhaps under $500. Right now I just use...

goom
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Dave Polich 5th February 2019
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I want to hire (pay and contract with) a 'professional producer' to produce my songs to a 'commercial' standard. But have no idea...

Davadija
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js1 4th February 2019
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Hi all, i just want to share one of my 2018 tracks with all you. Maybe i will it also release on my next 12 inch Vinyl Ep, but i...

Electrodefender
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Electrodefender 3rd February 2019
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I currently work with some songwriters writing country rock. YouTube We are of certain age and believe our music would be best...

Pip
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newguy1 30th January 2019
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This Is Fine by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Somasu
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Somasu 30th January 2019

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